Agent Name

Ethyl glycidyl ether

CAS Number

4016-11-9

Formula

C5-H10-O2

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

(Ethoxymethyl)oxirane; 1,2-Epoxy-3-ethoxypropane; 3-Ethoxy-1,2-epoxypropane; Oxirane, (ethoxymethyl)-; Propane, 1,2-epoxy-3-ethoxy-; [ChemIDplus] UN2752

Category

Glycidyl Ethers

Description

Colorless liquid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

No known current commercial use or production in the US; [HSDB]

Comments

Highly flammable and polymerizable; May cause severe irritation; [CAMEO] An irritant; Inhalation of high concentrations can cause CNS depression; [MSDSonline] See "GLYCIDYL ETHERS."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

31.5 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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